coronavirus

With NYC Mostly Closed, Dog Has Tourist Spots To Himself

Since the coronavirus outbreak required most places to close, formerly packed areas are now empty. You’ve probably seen some of those slideshows featuring haunting images of people-less places during the outbreak. It’s pretty strange looking at a place like Times Square in New York City without its usual throng of people snapping photos or commuting …

Should We Stock Up On Dog Supplies Now? We Asked A Vet And A PetSmart Assistant Store Leader

(Picture Credit: MajaMitrovic/Getty Images) For many people, stockpiling supplies has become as much of a defense against COVID-19 as wearing masks and washing hands. Things like toilet paper, rice, and bread have been tough to find in many stores. But what about for our canine companions? Should we be stocking up on items for them …

Now Is The Perfect Time To Foster! Dr. Dana Varble, DVM, & Fur Angels Animal Sanctuary Explain Why

(Picture Credit: Eugenio Marongiu/Getty Images) It seems like many of us have a lot more time on our hands these days. Maybe Netflix just isn’t holding the same intrigue it did in the beginning of March, or maybe you could use an extra warm bundle to snuggle up with during the late-season snows in some parts …

Sports Commentator Hilariously Narrates His Dogs Fighting Over A Bone

Sometimes I think I could just watch my dog do dog things for hours. As it turns out, I could also just watch someone else’s dogs do dog things, especially when accompanied by color-commentary. With sporting events and other large gatherings canceled for the time being, Scottish Sports Commentator Andrew Cotter found himself with some …

The Definitive Guide To Dog Care During The COVID-19 Pandemic

Introduction On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization declared the COVID-19 outbreak a global pandemic. As panic and misinformation continue to spread along with the virus, many pet parents are concerned about what this may mean for their dogs.  In order to answer your questions and help allay your fears, we have created a …

Chinese City Bans Eating Cats And Dogs After Coronavirus

The coronavirus pandemic is truly an unprecedented global event. It’s hard to imagine a ton of good coming of it, but I’m here to deliver some of that to you. In the wake of the virus, the southeastern China city of Shenzhen will ban the consumption of dogs and cats, among other animals! Open markets …

Dog Daycare Stays Open For First Responders’ Animals

As more people work from home and avoid travel, business for doggie daycares has gone way down. The Grateful Dog, a boarding facility in San Francisco is still doing some business, but exclusively for essential workers and first responders’ animals. They’re fighting to stay open as small businesses worldwide suffer the effects of a pandemic. …

5 Of The Best Toys To Bond With Your Dog During Shelter In Place

(Picture Credit: Carol Yepes/Getty Images) Living through a shelter in place situation can be tough. But along with taking all of the necessary personal steps to safeguard your family and your community, it’s important that you don’t overlook your dog’s welfare! One of the best ways to reassure your dog that all is calm and …

Can’t Adopt Or Foster? Here’s What You Can Do To Help Animal Shelters During The Pandemic

(Picture Credit: Pekic/Getty Images) It’s probably safe to say we’re all experiencing a sense of restlessness and anxiety right now during our nation’s various stages of shelter-in-place to stay safe amidst the COVID-19 outbreak. Beyond that, we’re feeling the urge to do something to help. Animal lovers are likely feeling a little helpless because their …

Senior Boxer Delivers Curbside Wine During COVID-19 Pandemic

The coronavirus pandemic has hit the service industry pretty hard. Even though many bars and restaurants still operate for takeout and delivery, business has slowed significantly. People are anxious and hesitant about any person to person contact, even just picking up food. Far less seem to mind person to dog contact though. That’s how Stone House …